tv Late Night With Jimmy Fallon NBC March 10, 2012 12:35am-1:35am EST
i want to thank my guests, jimmy fallon is happening right [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: hey guys. it's the last day of broadway week, here at "late night" and we're finishing the week strong, with a big number from "sister act," which is playing right here, at the broadway theatre. it's been a great week of amazing performances and tonight it gets even better. let's start the show. >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center, the national broadcasting company presents -- tonight's guests are -- and featuring the legendary roots crew. and here he is -- jimmy fallon! [ cheers and applause ]
captions paid for by nbc-universal television -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: oh. wow. thank you so much. thank you. please -- thank you very much. welcome to "late night with jimmy fallon," everybody. we're going to have fun tonight. oh, man, it was a -- it was a tough game for the new york knicks last night. jeremy lin went just 1 for 11 in their loss to miami. yeah, only one success out of 11 attempts. or, as newt gingrich calls that, primary season. [ laughter ] i don't know if you guys saw this -- during vice president biden's speech in north carolina today a man onstage kept falling asleep. [ laughter ] the worst part? it was actually joe biden. [ laughter ] and it was like, "wait a sec, this is -- we're here --
we're here for you." [ applause ] some tv news. last night on "jersey shore," the group went crabbing. [ laughter ] and jwoww seemed to be the best at catching them. [ laughter ] even the crabs were like, "you have to appreciate the irony here. like, you gotta -- this is --" [ light laughter ] you guys, this sunday is the 84th annual academy awards. [ cheers and applause ] very excited. but if you want to see some highlights, tune into the preshow and look at ryan seacrest's hair. [ laughter ] oh. he's a buddy. he's a buddy. hey, here's an election update. president obama's campaign is apparently selling its own iphone cases. not to be outdone, newt gingrich's campaign is selling those beepers that vibrate when your table's ready at the olive
garden. [ laughter ] [ imitates beeping ] [ imitates buzzing ] >> jimmy: check this out. this week, an occupy wall street protester gave birth in the back of a taxi. [ audience groans ] yeah, the baby loves breast milk, as long as it's not the 1%. [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] ♪ [ clapping rhythmically ] hey. i was just reading about this, you guys. researchers in japan are working on a new drug that could treat gambling addiction. i'll bet you two to one it doesn't work. [ laughter ] that's a joke you can tell your kids. you can have the kids go in the schools -- >> steve: yeah. >> jimmy: tell gambling jokes. >> steve: teachers love it. >> jimmy: this is weird.
a company in the netherlands has created a pair of jeans with a wireless keyboard sewn into the front. [ light laughter ] and you thought it was fun googling yourself before. this is really -- [ laughter and applause ] oh, man. and finally, a woman in nebraska is selling a chicken mcnugget that looks like george washington. [ laughter ] really? if i wanted a president made out of chicken mcnuggets, i'd just vote for newt gingrich! [ audience ohs ] hey, we have a great show tonight. give it up for roots! ♪ [ cheers and applause ] hey guys. next week -- next week, we have something really special on tap. we're celebrating the release of bruce springsteen's new album "wrecking ball," beginning on monday, with a performance by bruce and the one and only e street band! ♪ [ cheers and applause ]
max weinberg's return to late night. that's it. >> steve: i know. >> jimmy: max is coming. it's gonna be fun. later in theeek, we have country superstar kenny chesney, doing a bruce song. [ cheers and applause ] yeah, he's doing a bruce springsteen song. and we have elvis costello here, performing their favorite bruce songs. both -- yeah -- [ cheers and applause ] and then, friday, we're devoting the entire show to bruce and the e street band. it should be awesome. tune in next week. it is springsteen week. [ cheers and applause ] can you feel it? next week! yeah, "wrecking ball." we have a great show tonight. one of our favorites is back with his movie, "wanderlust." paul rudd is here! [ cheers and applause ] you guys'll love paul rudd. >> steve: gotta love prudd. >> jimmy: she's a terrific actress. we're happy to have her visiting the show. from tyler perry's "good deeds," gabrielle union is dropping by. [ cheers and applause ] the dudes love her. she's good. >> steve: in deed. and of course, a performance by
the cast of "sister act!" [ cheers and applause ] it's gonna be crazy. broadway week all week. >> steve: broadway week! >> jimmy: then we'll go over to sardi's, grab a drink. >> steve: grab a little drink -- >> jimmy: everyone gets a drink over at sardi's. hey, guys, today's friday. it's usually when i catch up on some personal stuff. i check my inbox. i return some e-mails. and of course, i send out "thank you notes." [ cheers and applause ] i was running a little bit behind today so i thought, if you guys wouldn't mind, i'd just like to write out my weekly "thank you notes" right now. is that cool? thank you so much. [ cheers and applause ] hey roots, can i get some "thank you note" writing music, please? ♪ [ laughter ] >> steve: what? what?! >> jimmy: james, you just got a colonoscopy, right? how'd that go? [ laughter ] he's lost his mind.
>> steve: he doesn't know when he's on camera or not, so we can go to him anytime and he won't know. [ laughter ] -- shaking his head. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: -- weird. >> steve: oh my god. ♪ >> jimmy: thank you, sit-ups, or as i like to call you after doing one of you, lie-downs. [ light laughter ] i did ten lie-downs this morning. >> steve: oh! pulled something. ♪ >> jimmy: thank you, edible underwear, for being really sexy. unless you're eating it alone. [ laughter ] [ sobbing ] ♪ [ laughter ] thank you, "angry birds" theme park that's opening in finland. for not being called "angry
bjirds. [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] >> steve: if it ain't bjork, don't fix it. ♪ >> jimmy: thank you, red plastic cups, for being like fine china for bud light. [ cheers and applause ] give me five bucks. >> steve: [ imitates beer tap ] oh, all foam. >> jimmy: there you go, foamy joe. ♪ thank you, popeye, for being strong, healthy and having nipples on your elbows and knees. [ laughter ] [ imitates popeye laugh ] >> steve: [ as popeye ] "suck on this, olive!" [ light laughter ] awful.
♪ >> jimmy: thank you, bccs on e-mails, for being another way of saying, "hey, check out what this a-hole is trying to do." [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] yeah. ♪ thank you, scientist who brought an ancient plant back to life after it was frozen 32,000 years ago. or as larry king put it -- [ as larry king ] "hey, my ficus is back! [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] kinda sounds like popeye --" >> steve: [ as popeye ] "hey, my ficus is back!" sounds like dave coulier. >> jimmy: dave coulier did the best popeye. >> steve: he did. he did the best popeye. >> jimmy: [ imitates popeye laugh ] >> steve: [ imitates popeye laugh ] >> jimmy: can you do him? >> steve: "olive, come over here and -- sweet pea." [ as popeye ]
"i think i'll go over here and see what sweet pea's doin'." [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] ♪ took me awhile. getting warmed up. go ahead. ♪ thank you, weatherman, for basically saying, "i'd like to be professionally wrong for a living." [ cheers and applause ] "thank you -- it looks like it's gonna be totally rain -- sunny today and -- enjoy the sun-rain." [ laughter ] ♪ thank you, cliffhangers, for being so -- [ suspenseful music ] so -- ♪ so -- ♪ eh, i'll tell you next week. [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] ♪
thank you, the dr. seuss character, lorax, for showing us what it would look like if snooki hooked up with wilford brimley. [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] there you have it. those are my "thank you notes." we'll be right back with more on "late night," everybody! come on back! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: hey, guys! welcome back. you know, the 84th annual academy awards are this sunday and all across the country, eir final picks in their oscar office pools. it's really hard to predict who the winners are gonna be, especially in the category of "best picture," which has nine nominees. ys figure out who's gonna win the "best picture," we once again turn to the predicting power of the
"late night" puppies. it's time for "if puppies could vote." ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: all right. let's meet the puppies, you guys. let's bring them out! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ all dressed up. there they are, all dressed up. gary, gary -- get off. they're all dressed up in tuxedos. [ audience aws ] even the ladies. very, very classy. each -- [ light laughter ] hey, hey, get off of him! or her. -- over here. hey, guys. hi -- hi, guys. he's getting smushed, over there. hey, buddy. [ laughter ] they can't wait to vote. each-- hey, watch it! [ laughter ] whoa, whoa, whoa. each puppy is representing --
each puppy is representing a different film that was nominated in the "best picture" category. let's meet the puppies. we have roger blain, representing "the artist." [ cheers and applause ] brian johnson for "the descendents." nancy simmons for "extremely loud & incredibly close." kyle mcadams for "the help." [ cheers and applause ] lisa armstrong for "hugo." tommy young for "midnight in paris." [ cheers and applause ] donna williams for "moneyball." [ cheers and applause ] peter reed for "the tree of life." and of course, gary frick for "war horse." [ cheers and applause ] that's nine -- [ laughter ] that's nine hungry puppies and one bowl of delicious kibble, out there. and trust me, it tastes really, really good, you guys. all right -- whichever puppy reaches that bowl first will win the "best picture." puppies, are you ready? [ audience aws ] you seem very content. oh, he's ready to go. i don't know who that is but he's ready to go. i think it's gary frick. oh -- they're ready to jump out. all right, here we go.
ready? drum roll, please. [ drum roll ] ♪ release the puppies! come on, guys. [ cheers and applause ] yep -- no? hey, look at those guys -- there. there you go. it could be anyone. it could be almost anyone. [ cheers and applause ] oh! we got -- we have a winner! he went for it, right there. this is very exciting, here. he's saying the winner is, -- "the tree of life"! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ oh my god. there he is, the winner. peter reed says "the tree of life" will -- are gonna be the winner. peter, you knew that you were gonna win -- peter prepared a speech. peter wants to thank his dog bed. he wants to thank rawhide bones, rubber balls, all other butts he had to sniff to get here.
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>> they're -- they're the -- they're the best. >> jimmy: they are the best. >> the roots are the best. >> jimmy: yeah, we love the roots so much. >> wow, that was so good. you guys are so good. >> jimmy: paul rudd, thank you for coming back to our program. >> thank you. >> jimmy: they love you out there. we love you here. >> aw. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: i appreciate you coming here, it's -- it's -- it's broadway week on our show this week, so we're very, very excited to have you on. you -- you did a lot of stage time on broadway. >> yeah. >> jimmy: that was cool. do you remember any -- any specific memories? >> um, yeah. i do. quite a few. [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: yeah? >> um, it's always -- it's a blast to do, but, you know, it can go -- it can go wrong sometimes. so all of the -- >> jimmy: 'cause you were in the big -- you were big, like, what, like, big giant. there was a giant one with julia roberts. >> mm-hm, i was in the julia roberts play "three days of rain." >> jimmy: yeah. >> the first -- our opening night, i have a -- i had a journal in the play, it was a prop. and i was so excited, and amped for opening night. >> jimmy: because it's a big deal. >> it's a big deal. and i had so much adrenaline, that i threw the journal on the
stage, that -- that was what i was supposed to do, but instead threw it and it just winged off into the audience. [ laughter ] and then i was sitting there panicked knowing i needed the journal again for later in the scene. >> jimmy: later in the scene. yeah, yeah. >> it was a really intense scene. and then somebody in the third road kind of -- there's no way you -- can i have that back >> jimmy: thank you. thank you so much. >> anyway what i was saying. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: oh, my gosh. >> yeah, i've had that happen. the -- i had -- you know, this was -- i was in play called "the shape of things" and there was a scene where i was laying on the bed, and i was in this play with rachel vice. and this -- the scene was a night scene. it was kind of funny, and one night it was getting a lot of laughs. and i thought, great. >> jimmy: you kill 'em? >> this is super cool. i don't know what i'm doing differently but it's really working. >> jimmy: yeah. >> and then i realized that i was laying on top of the covers, and in the scene i'm wearing t-shirt and boxers.
and i decided to, kind of, put my leg up, and my balls were hanging out. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> jimmy: no, no, no, no, no. yeah, that was -- what was that like? [ laughter ] >> hanging brain on broadway. on old broadway. >> jimmy: no one says -- hanging brain on old broadway. >> yeah. that's -- that's the title of hume cronyn's autobiography. >> jimmy: that's not true at all. >> i might be getting it wrong. >> jimmy: yeah, i think you are. hey, let's talk about "wanderlust." it's out this weekend. so tell everyone what it's about -- [ cheers and applause ] >> oh. >> jimmy: people seen the matinee. >> oh, yeah. wow. >> jimmy: yeah, it's getting good reviews, man. congrats. >> thank you. thanks. yeah, i was -- >> jimmy: a funny movie. >> it was a lot of fun. it's david wain, who i know you had on the show. >> jimmy: gosh, we love david wain. >> he's the greatest. >> jimmy: he's a funny, funny guy. >> and, uh -- >> jimmy: jennifer aniston. justin theroux. >> mm-hm. >> jimmy: we showed a clip the other night with you and justin theroux and gosh those made me laugh. >> with the guitars. >> jimmy: you're -- you decided
to play -- what is it? you go to a -- you get thrown out of your apartment, or you just can't afford your apartment? >> well, we -- yeah. we're a -- we're this couple that gets priced out of new york and we stop at a bed and breakfast on the way to atlanta where we're going to relocate to live with my brother, who's played by ken marino. and, uh -- >> jimmy: he's great, too. >> he's great, too. and we stop at this bed and breakfast that turns out to be a commune. and we have an amazing time. we think, maybe we should just give it a shot here, see -- see how that is. >> jimmy: what is -- is it, like, a nudist colony? >> well, there's nudists there. uh, joe -- >> jimmy: so it was a -- >> joe lo truglio plays -- >> jimmy: he didn't -- did he have to be nude? or no. >> uh, we insisted that he be naked. [ laughter ] it wasn't in the script. >> jimmy: not even in the script at all? >> no, no. >> jimmy: no. >> no, which was -- it was only weird around craft service. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: like, could someone bring joe a snickers bar? >> yeah, yeah, just uh -- >> jimmy: we don't want him getting his own stuff. >> yeah. but, uh, there were -- they're actually up -- there were nudists on the film. there were, uh, actual nudists that, you know, we worked with as well. >> jimmy: where did -- where did
you shoot it? >> in clarksville, georgia. >> jimmy: oh, really? >> yeah, which is a few hours outside of atlanta. it's where they shot "deliverance." [ laughter ] honest to god. >> jimmy: awesome, man. i feel bad for joe, he has to be -- >> walking around naked where they shot -- >> jimmy: there you go, exactly. where they shot "deliverance." >> where's that ned beatty scene. was that right there? >> jimmy: did you ever go through a hippie phase when, like in college, or something? or -- >> i did. yeah. i had really long hair. i had hair down to about there. now, it wasn't -- [ laughter ] >> jimmy: they did -- that was the weirdest reaction. yeah -- well. [ laughter ] >> but i was really into, i thought, you know, oh, i'm going to try and go for the granola look. and then i didn't do that. and then i was in the thrift stores. i was -- i had this very romantic notion about -- clothes should be transitory. i wear them for a while and then somebody else wears them. and then -- >> jimmy: like "sister hood of traveling pants." >> yeah, yeah. exactly. i thought there was something really cool about them. and then one time somebody who was older than me said, "oh, i
don't want to wear pants that somebody else has farted in." [ laughter ] and i thought, i don't either. >> jimmy: good words, yeah. >> i don't either. and then i was done -- i was done with that phase. >> jimmy: the magic word there. uh, "wanderlust" opens on friday. it's paul rudd and jennifer aniston. let's take a look at a clip here. paul, what's it going to be? >> this is -- i believe i'm -- trying to seduce malin akerman and it's not -- it's not going so well. >> jimmy: oh, yeah. and, but you're -- you're married to jennifer aniston. >> i'm married to jennifer aniston but we're, uh, staying in this commune and apparently they have, uh, kind of, a free love policy. >> jimmy: right, right. it's all circumstantial. here, take a look at this. >> uh, "wanderlust" opens on friday. it's paul rudd and jennifer aniston. let's take a look at a clip here, paul. what is this going to be? >> i believe i'm trying to seduce malin akerman. and it's not -- uh, it's not going so well. >> yeah, but you're a married -- but you're married to jennifer aniston. >> married to jennifer aniston but we're staying in this commune, and apparently they
have kind of a free love policy. >> right, it's all circumstantial. here, take a look at this. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> jimmy: here's paul rudd in "wanderlust." take a look. >> oh, my god! >> what happened? >> george just killed a defenseless animal. >> what? what? i just swatted a fly. >> oh, here we go. here we go. >> and now it's dead. what if it had young living? >> young? like maggots? >> this man has a fetish for violence. >> no, i don't. i -- >> he has a fetish for violence! >> we're talking about a fly. >> where does it end? when you kill a fly, you kill a bird, you kill a bird, you kill a dog, you kill a dog, you kill a soldier. >> i'm sorry. i didn't know i was killing soldiers. i support the troops. >> oh! >> oh, can not even look at you right now. >> i -- look, i'm sorry, i'm
trying to learn all the rules. >> there are no rules here, george. >> except no swatting flies. >> that's not a rule. it's just a way of thinking about stuff. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: "wanderlust" is in theaters everywhere right now! more with paul when we come back, you guys! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ [ female announcer ] want to trade your little o for a big o? try k-y brand intense. just a few drops of this unique, scientifically proven formula increase a woman's sensitivity
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: welcome back to the show, everybody! i'm here with the great paul rudd, whose new movie "wanderlust" is out today. uh, now you -- you and i made a lot of movies together this past year. >> yeah, that's right, we did. >> jimmy: and we got snubbed by the oscars, we got snubbed by the audiences. i don't even remember half the ones we made, because there were so many of them. >> i know, there were a lot of them. >> jimmy: yeah, what -- i brought the movie posters of the ones that we made. and i figured we could reminisce about some of the movies and just talk about how fun it was. >> oh, that sounds great. yeah. all right. >> jimmy: first one here. called "lil' patriot." [ cheers and applause ] do you remember this one? >> yeah, it's all -- man, do i. >> jimmy: that was good. >> that was -- it was tricky, because we had -- it was a small budget, i remember, there was no cgi. and everywhere i went they had to just dig a hole and put you on apple boxes. >> jimmy: yeah, and what's even weirder is that, i'm the one who played the lil' patriot. [ light laughter ] >> i know, that's what -- well that was the catch. >> jimmy: that was the trick.
>> i honestly thought that that's what, kind of, confused investors. >> jimmy: it's a, kind of a larger size musket too for you. for the size of your soldier. >> yeah. yeah, it was -- >> jimmy: it's bigger than you are. >> the incredibly -- uh, "the incredible shrinking soldier." >> jimmy: yeah. >> that was great. that was a great joke. >> jimmy: that was a great joke, too. [ laughter and applause ] that was a great joke too. >> sorry, i was trying to think, wasn't it lily tomlin? >> jimmy: yeah, that was it. "the incredible shrinking soldier." she was in that. >> yeah. >> jimmy: hey, what about this one? do you remember this movie? >> oh. >> jimmy: "all opposed say nay." [ laughter ] >> that was a lot of fun. what -- what do you -- what do you -- i remember you and i just always said, we just called it nay. >> jimmy: that's right -- "all opposed say nay." i remember that. we got to the set and you said you just wanted to -- they said, "paul, do you want a wig?" he said, "i'm just going to grow out my own hair." >> i'm doing my own hair. [ laughter ] i'm not going to go with any wig. >> jimmy: yeah. and that horse is a horse from "war horse." [ light laughter ]
that's the second movie. right after "war horse." >> yeah. he was great to work with. he was terrific. also, he grew out his mane. that isn't even a real powdered wig. >> jimmy: yeah, that was him too. he's a method actor. you spent a -- you spent a lot of time in the trailer with him. [ cheers ] >> well, you know, we had a -- >> jimmy: almost too much. almost too much time. >> we had a lot of rehearsing to do. >> jimmy: yeah. this is interesting, yeah. >> i look a little bit -- i always thought i looked a little bit like andy samberg in that poster. >> jimmy: eh, like a andy samberg, ben affleck type of thing that, uh -- with a little matthew mcconaughey sprinkle. [ laughter ] >> and a little bit of timothy busfield from "revenge of the nerds." >> jimmy: exactly. that was a -- that was a straight to voodoo movie. >> that was the strategy. >> jimmy: you had to subscribe to voodoo. oh, this one was fun, yeah. this is "torture the dilly williams story." >> that's right. >> jimmy: me and you there. >> based on the novel of the dilly williams story. "dilly williams."
>> jimmy: dilly williams wrote his own autobiography there. now -- >> that was when we were going by all of our -- all three of our names. >> jimmy: all three of our -- >> that's right >> jimmy: i was james thomas fallon and you were paul stephen rudd. >> that's right. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: now -- well, the fun thing about this director was great. 'cause dilly williams directed this. >> yeah. >> jimmy: and he didn't let us know until halfway through which one of us was playing dilly williams. [ laughter ] >> i know. he had a very -- he had a really interesting style. >> jimmy: yeah, i -- i didn't even realize -- i don't remember -- >> do you want to know what i remember from "tortured the dilly williams story?" how -- how heavy your leather coat was from all of those watches. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: yeah, it was really heavy. >> you -- you wouldn't stop complaining about it. but you -- >> jimmy: but i wasn't selling them. >> no. >> jimmy: it was a style. i was trying to start my character, where he'd wear, like, 30 watches in his jacket. >> yeah, yeah. >> jimmy: and it was good. you know, i would say, what time is it? >> that was -- that was your catch phrase. "what time is it!" >> jimmy: what time is it? and you're like -- and you're like "it's jerry curl time" is what you would say. >> yeah, that's right. that's right.
>> jimmy: that was just fun. "torture the dilly williams story." >> i still don't remember which one of us was dilly. >> jimmy: no, that's the fun part. i think there's two endings. >> that's it. it was left to the audience to decide. >> jimmy: left to the audience -- choose your own -- >> choose your own dilly. >> jimmy: at the end you're handed a leaflet. and it says, ah, jimmy was dilly. and then if you pick the other way it says paul is dilly williams. [ light laughter ] >> yeah. >> jimmy: it's a good movie. oh, this one. >> oh. >> jimmy: this one's "that's what she said." >> yeah, that's right. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: and it's when the first -- when the first president with a drag queen for a wife. >> mm-hm. but, i told you, i was like i don't think you should -- i don't think you should pass that bill. >> jimmy: yeah. [ laughter ] and my name -- my name was bill. >> it was bill. >> jimmy: it was president bill. bill williams. >> bill williams. >> jimmy: no relation to dilly, though. >> no, no. billy williams and dilly williams. >> jimmy: yeah, that's right. oh, this one's great. >> ah, remember this one? >> jimmy: "3-djs." [ light laughter ] do you remember that? >> that was a -- >> jimmy: 3-d -- >> yeah.
>> jimmy: -- was confusing, because there was only, actually two djs. >> mm-hm. [ light laughter ] yeah. >> jimmy: but it was in 3-d. >> it was in 3-d, yeah. >> jimmy: uh-huh. >> yeah, the beat -- the beats just jumped out at you. >> jimmy: yeah. [ light laughter ] 'cause there actually, was nothing to really -- i mean -- >> it was a really easy -- it was all sound. so you really -- the 3d -- >> jimmy: three dimensional sound. 3-d -- >> wasted. i don't think that -- >> jimmy: more of a -- like, you didn't need to wear these glasses. >> huh-uh, no. >> jimmy: you just went and just showed up. >> what -- what i think they didn't realize is, we wear the glasses throughout the entire filming of it. >> jimmy: correct. >> but the audience never got glasses. [ laughter ] and it wasn't really -- it was very -- the technology was still kind of embryonic. >> jimmy: and it wasn't -- yeah. >> it wasn't very good 3-d. >> jimmy: it was not good 3-d. in fact, it was shot in 2-d. [ light laughter ] >> it was shot in 2-d. i -- yeah. >> jimmy: yes. >> yeah. >> jimmy: just a weird experiment. >> and then i remember, i said, i don't think this is going to work. and they were hoping that you and i would go to the theaters, and then we would actually just be the 3-d in --
in the theaters. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: that was a -- it's the same thing. uh, -- >> you know how hard i worked out when we had to do this one? >> jimmy: yeah, it was -- [ cheers and applause ] "chronicles of paul and kristen oswald." you did work out hard. you also grew out your leg hair too. >> i grew out my leg hair. i did. i did. which, uh, i was on a -- i was on an all-lettuce diet. >> jimmy: oh, i remember that, yeah. >> they injected protein into my legs, which have turned out to be -- uh, what caused the hair growth. it wasn't -- it wasn't -- >> jimmy: is that right, it was the injection? >> it was the injections, yeah. >> jimmy: yeah, i didn't see much of you on this. >> it wasn't, uh -- it wasn't protein. >> jimmy: the lower half of my body was played by a volcano. [ laughter ] >> oh, that's right. you were -- you were kind of half volcano, half -- >> jimmy: half spirit. >> -- half imp. >> jimmy: yeah, it was an imp. >> like an imp. >> jimmy: yeah, i was like an imp and i -- yeah. >> but you befriended that bear, didn't you? >> jimmy: well, we started a singing group together. [ light laughter ]
and what happened was, uh -- this is based off -- you know, this the sequel to "chronicles of hall cross one." >> right, right, right, right. we were still -- now, we -- correct me if i'm wrong, we were still looking for oswald in this one, right? >> jimmy: you're wrong. no, you're wrong. [ laughter ] thank you for reminding me to correct you. look at this last one here. >> oh, yeah, this one's called -- "aw, hail no!" >> jimmy: "aw, hail no!" [ laughter ] that was the greatest one we did. >> that was a blast. >> jimmy: that was a blast. and it was a -- uh, it was a really -- yeah, that was a real weird one. >> man. >> jimmy: we both -- >> the -- the crazy thing -- we shot this one in an afternoon. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: it was weird, man. 'cause -- >> i know. >> jimmy: it was just straight. said let's just do this. >> no cuts. just, we're going to -- >> jimmy: we're going to do this -- >> on one camcorder. >> jimmy: and then once we say cut we both said at the same time, "aw, hail no!" [ cheers ] yeah.
and it was good. and we also -- we shot this in, uh -- in florida. >> yeah. yeah. which we had to -- which, they had to bring in snow. >> jimmy: they had to bring in snow. >> they had to create all fake snow. >> jimmy: budget was $40 million. >> yeah. >> jimmy: well, congratulations on "wanderlust" my friend. [ cheers and applause ] because that's the movie people are going to see. i love working with you, man. you're the best. >> thanks. >> jimmy: go see "wanderlust" this weekend! paul rudd, everybody! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ [ male announcer ] you can't control humidity. but you can defy it. [ male announcer ] a higher standard in smooth hair is here. new nexxus frizz defy system with moroccan argan oil. protects hair strand by strand to help lock in nourishment and lock out humidity. weightlessly reducing frizz by up to 87%. going beyond frizz control to captivatingly smooth hair anytime. [ hero ] because you can defy anything. [ male announcer ] new nexxus frizz defy system. raise your standard.
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: our next guest this evening is a beautiful and talented actress who stars alongside tyler perry and thandie newton in tyler perry's "good deeds," which opens in theatres today. please welcome to the show gabrielle union! ♪ go gabby, gabby go gabby, gabby go gabby, gabby go gabby, gabby ♪ ♪ go gabby, gabby go gabby, gabby yeah ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: yeah. yeah, that's what i'm talking about. my gosh, you look gorgeous. >> well, thank you. >> jimmy: gabrielle union, welcome to our show. >> thanks for having me. >> jimmy: i appreciate you being here. now, i want to talk a little basketball -- last night 'cause the heat and the knicks were last night. >> yep. >> jimmy: yeah. and you had a little bit more of an extra rooting interest. >> a little bit. >> jimmy: a little bit.
yeah. 'cause you're dating d.wade, right there. yeah. [ cheers and applause ] >> that's a strong lineup. >> jimmy: yeah. >> he looks like a gospel singer. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: that's hilarious. he does. but you guys look good together. yeah. that's awesome. so, have you -- how long have you guys been going out? >> a few years. >> jimmy: a few years? and just decided -- that's cool. >> yeah. why not. >> jimmy: kinda kept it a little private and then -- >> yeah. and then just -- why not? >> jimmy: yeah. are you -- did you -- do you root for him or do you root for jeremy lin? >> well, you know what? i wanted jeremy lin to do well but i wanted the heat to win. >> jimmy: yeah, i gotcha. >> and then, poor jeremy lin just -- it was painful. >> jimmy: it was just awful, yeah. >> it was painful. >> jimmy: isn't that a great story? >> his story is absolutely amazing. he is literally the epitome of -- you know, when people say, "oh, you're lucky." but it's really like when -- when opportunity and preparedness come together, he was just so prepared for when his opportunity came. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: he's doing very good, right? >> yeah. >> jimmy: i love it. 'cause he was like -- like cut from the team and like -- didn't -- couldn't get into like -- >> he was about to be cut from the knicks and then they were like, "well, you know -- get in there." >> jimmy: what do we got to lose? yeah. >> "yeah, yeah, get in there." >> jimmy: yeah, the guy selling hot dogs was playing for one quarter as well. [ laughter ]
the knicks will try anything. yeah. and then the people just got linsanity. >> oh my god. i went insane. >> jimmy: they went nuts, yah. but i love him. i was rootin' -- but this is the big celebrity -- this is the "all-star weekend." >> it was "all-star weekend." >> jimmy: "nba all-star weekend." are you going to florida? >> yeah, i fly there right when i leave here. >> jimmy: oh, really? >> yeah. >> jimmy: now, what are you excited for most on that -- on that deal? >> well, tonight i want to see how jeremy plays, you know, with all the other young, you know, up and comers. you got john wall, you got blake griffin, you got norris cole from the heat. i wanna see how he does, you know? >> jimmy: now what does -- tonight, he -- it's like rookie -- >> it's like rookies versus the -- like, the sophomores. >> jimmy: and then -- 'cause i -- there's so many other things in there. there's a slam dunk contest. >> yeah, slam dunk, that's tomorrow. and the three-point shootout. james jones -- that's another heat player -- he won last year, so he'll be back, defending his title this year. >> jimmy: yeah, i love that. i love all that. >> and then -- the celebrity game. >> jimmy: the celebrity game -- i know i would never play in that 'cause i would just be afraid of getting' schooled by justin bieber or something and then i just -- [ laughter ] never live it down. but you've played in it. >> i've played it in and i've coached it. >> jimmy: you're very physical in it. >> well, i thought i was. so i was -- the first time i was playing the celebrity game, i was guarding shannon elizabeth, you know? from the -- from --
>> jimmy: "american pie." sure. >> and then, i was like, "switch!" and i was gonna take a charge and have -- you know -- ice cube was driving the lane. i was gonna take a charge and -- >> jimmy: against ice cube? >> against cube, yeah. [ light laughter ] >> and it didn't -- it didn't go well. >> jimmy: no, no, no, no, no. >> it didn't go well. he was like -- he leveled me. [ laughter ] and then -- >> jimmy: he really went for it? >> no, he went for it, absolutely. >> jimmy: what? >> and he was like -- [ as ice cube ] "yay, yay!" [ laughter ] >> jimmy: oh no, no, no, no, no! no, no, you can't -- >> i was laid out. >> jimmy: you can't go, "yay, yay" as you're on the ground. >> i was bleeding. it was awful. it was awful. >> jimmy: if you did that to me, it would think it's cute and i'd laugh but if ice cube did that, i'd be so embarrassed. >> it was -- yeah, yeah. >> jimmy: oh my gosh. see, that's what would happen to me except it would be justin bieber. [ laughter ] he would knock into me, then go, "yay, yay!" and then he'd do this. [ cheers and applause ] yeah. that's what he does. now, we gotta talk about tyler perry's "good deeds." >> yeah. >> jimmy: we love tyler. gosh, he's such a good guy. and it's a fun movie. tell -- explain what the movie is about. >> well, basically, you know, tyler and i are this great couple. we're like a resume couple. we look great on paper.
got great jobs, great families, great friends but we're kind of bored, you know? it's gotten monotonous and we've reached a crossroad. do we move forward with our -- with our, you know, marriage or do we try to figure out what our own hopes and dreams and passions are and follow those? enter thandie newton. >> jimmy: the gorgeous thandie newton. >> the gorgeous thandie newton. >> jimmy: oh boy, oh boy. that gets sticky. >> yeah. >> jimmy: you said a good on paper relationship. have you ever had a relationship that was just good on paper? >> yeah, yeah. when i was graduating from ucla, i was dating this guy who was in law school and he was amazing on paper. our mothers were friends. but he was like human ambien. just -- [ laughter ] like -- >> jimmy: well, that's nice. >> you know what i mean? when i graduated, he got me a crystal vase. and he said it just like that. >> jimmy: no! >> "it's a crystal vase." >> jimmy: oh my goodness. i would have taken it, thrown it on the ground and went, "yay, yay!" [ laughter ] that's what i would have done. >> i should have done that. i should have done that. >> jimmy: broken heart. i want to show a clip of you from tyler perry's "good deeds." here's gabrielle union, you guys.
>> i love you. kiss the kids for me, okay? all right. bye. i love you. how amazing is it that he's giving me tonight off? i mean, i can't believe it. we're out! >> now, i'm so glad you could come out, girl. >> me, too. i know. the kids keep me so busy. >> okay, heidi, can we please not talk about your kids? >> i'm sorry. i'm sorry. >> you know what? i'm sorry. i'm a jerk. it's just that all we ever talk about these days are your kids. >> i know. i'm sorry. this is girls' night out. we're here for mark. no kids, no husband, no future husbands. in fact, i am turning this phone off. >> thank you. >> how late are we going to be out tonight? >> as late as we wanna be. >> okay. >> better call the nanny and tell her -- no. >> jimmy: there you go, you guys. go see gabrielle union in tyler perry's "good deeds," this weekend! we'll be right back with a performance from the musical "sister act"! [ cheers and applause ] ♪
♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: welcome back, everybody! it's our last night of broadway week and we're so excited to have one of the most fun, uplifting musicals on broadway, based on the hit whoopi goldberg movie. here to perform a medley from the show, please welcome the cast of "sister act"! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> what's the matter, y'all? ♪ raise your voice ♪ get your mojo revvin' raise your voice let your freak flag fly
don'tcha hide it ♪ ♪ why not ride it like it's god's rolls royce ♪ ♪ raise some heat raise some cain raise it to a higher plane ♪ ♪ raise a ruckus raise the devil ♪ ♪ raise it up another level ♪ ♪ raise your voice lift it up to heaven raise your voice spread it 'cross the sky ♪ ♪ blast it, blare it stand and share it help the world rejoice raise a sweat ♪ ♪ raise a cheer raise it to the stratosphere ♪ ♪ raise your strength >> bring it up, ladies. ♪ raise your spirit raise it so the angels hear it ♪ ♪ raise your heart raise your soul ♪ >> you guys are gonna be fabulous! ♪ raise your voice
gloria in excelsis raise your voice gloria in excelsis ♪ ♪ raise your voice gloria in excelsis raise your raise it ♪ ♪ raise it raise it up raise your voice ♪ [ cheers and applause ] ♪ praise the lord join the flock party 'til you make the cloister rock ♪ ♪ won't regret that sunday morning fever kiss those sins goodbye fill the church ♪ ♪ pass the plate everybody transubstantiate come and get that sunday morning fever ♪ ♪ supernatural high mass appeal was ve